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Kappeln an der Schlei

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Kappeln an der Schlei

Kappeln an der Schlei

A Holiday By The Sea

Kappeln by the sea has a very British sounding name but this holiday resort is different to anything you may have experienced in the UK. Leave behind the hustle and bustle of your working life and any problems at home and visit a holiday resort that offers you a wide range of activities as well as the chance to sit and relax in stunning surroundings.

Go To The Beach

There are several lovely beaches near to Kappeln which sits right on the edge of the Baltic Sea. Surrounded by long sloping hills and with the ambiance of a former fishing village, Kappeln is a cosy village with some wonderful restaurants and beautiful views wherever you look.



Sailing And Cycling Around Kappeln

The word Schlei means an inlet and this is where Kappeln lies just off the Baltic. This means it is ideal for sailing as the waters are quieter than the rough open sea. The area around the village is also ideal for walking or cycling and there are many routes that are signposted so you can easily find your way around.

Kappeln has a charming small harbour and the village has a pedestrianised zone so there is little traffic to interfere with your holiday. The region around the village has many attractive sights and if you decide to explore further you will not be disappointed.

Sit And Relax By The Harbour

When you are on holiday you may want to spend some time sightseeing by visiting a castle or other monument. However, at the end of the day it is wonderful to be able to sit and relax. In the harbour area at Kapppeln there are cafes and restaurants where you can while away a good few hours. A stay in the beautiful holiday resort is a treat for the whole family. Watch the sun go down in the evening and then look forward to another day of treats at Kappeln an der Schlei.

Where To Stay At Kappeln an der Schlei

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Hotel Stadt Kappeln

Hotel Stadt Kappeln is a lovely four star hotel situated right in the heart of Kappeln. Only five minutes from the pretty harbour, the Hotel Stadt Kappeln has wonderfully colourful rooms which feature a seating area, a safe and free Internet.

With a spa area that offers a Finnish sauna, massages and a rainforest shower room, the hotel has all you could want to make your stay here very enjoyable. There is a bar and you can have breakfast in your room. The hotel is close to all the restaurants in the town so there is plenty of choice when you want to eat. Parking at the hotel is free for guests.

Arnisser Blick

This is a family run hotel that is only two hundred metres from the River Schiel and just on the outskirts of Keppeln. There is free Wi-Fi, free parking and a lovely terrace where you can sit and relax.

The rooms at the Arnisser Blick are equipped with cable TV and you can choose between a view of the garden or the river. Every day there is a breakfast buffet and in the evening you can choose from a wide range of dishes at the restaurant. This is situated a little way from the main body of the hotel. As a base from which to explore the Baltic coastline, this hotel is ideal.

Hotel Kappelner Hof

Rated two stars, the Hotel Kappelner Hof is in a central location in the town of Kappeln. There is free parking and in the hotel lobby and lounge you can have free Wi-Fi. The modern rooms feature light wooden furniture and cable TV.

A breakfast buffet is served daily in the breakfast room which has an original fireplace. The cosy restaurant serves a mix of traditional regional dishes and International cuisine. Just a three minute walk from the pretty harbour and only 40 minutes from the main A7 highway, the location and services at the hotel are perfect.

Travelling To Kappeln an der Schlei

By Air

Hamburg airport is the nearest to Kappeln an der Schlei. You can get flights from the UK. Alternatively, you can fly to Sonderborg or Billund. The remainder of the journey can be undertaken by car or by public transport which is excellent in Germany.

By Train

The journey by train from Hamburg airport to Kappeln an der Schlei takes around 3 hours 45 minutes. It involves four changes of train and the last part is by bus. Travel from Hamburg airport terminal to Ohlsdorf then change for Hamburg Dammtor. Change again for Kiel Hbf and finally to ZOB/Bahnhof, Süderbrarup. The bus from there to Kappeln an der Schlei departs every hour and the journey take in nine stops.

By Road

By car the journey time to Kappeln an der Schlei is about a hour and 48 minutes. Use the A7 and B203 or A7 and B201 motorways. Leave the A7 at exit 5 and follow B201 to the destination.



Things To Do Close to Kappeln an der Schlei

Explore The Nature Park (Naturpark Schlei)

This is the most northerly nature park in Germany and is the sixth largest. It is a journey of 40 minutes by car from Kappeln an der Schlei. The nature park was set up to conserve and protect the forests and wildlife.

Visit A Working Sawmill

Opened in 1888, the Amanda Mill is still operational and you can take a trip round to see how it wall works. The town made extensive renovations when it bought the mill in 1976 and inside you can also fin the tourist information office and a civil ceremony room. There is no charge for entry to this fascinating piece of history.

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